Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

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For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Rhode Island is $15,332 for Rhode Island residents and $33,354 for out-of-state students. It has been risen by 2.19% for Rhode Island residents and increased by 2.38% for out-of-state rates compared to the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees is higher than the average amount ($11,075) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees is higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($24,462 - public Research University (high research activity)).
The 2023 projected undergraduate tuition & fees for URI is $15,880 for Rhode Island residents and $34,362 for out-of-state students. It is a 3.0% increase compared to 2022's rate. This rate is officially announced by school and it may be subject to change. For update and details of fee schedule, check the school's bursar/financial aid page.
It has been risen by 2.19% for Rhode Island residents and increased by 2.38% for out-of-state rates compared to the previous year. The living costs including for room, board, transpiration, and other personal expenses is $16,114 for year 2022. The on-campus living costs increased by 2.00% compared to the previous year.The off-campus living costs increased by 0.33% compared to the previous year.
URI Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$15,004 $32,578$15,798
2021-2022$15,332$33,354$16,114
2022-2023$15,880$34,362$16,436
Change % 2022-20233.57%3.02%2.00%
*** The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the URI directly. See the URI bursar/financial aid page for more information.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees is $16,322 and out-of-state tuition and fees is $29,774 for the academic year 2021-2022. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees is much higher than the average amount ($11,332) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees is higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($22,809 - public Research University (high research activity)).
The 2023 estimated tuition & fees at URI is $16,858 for Rhode Island residents and $30,652 for out-of-state students. It is a 2.9% increase compared to 2022's rate. This rate is officially announced by school and it may be subject to change. For update and details of fee schedule, check the school's bursar/financial aid page.
URI Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$15,964 $29,082$15,798
2021-2022$16,322$29,774$16,114
2022-2023$16,858$30,652$16,436
Change % 2022-20233.28%2.95%2.00%
*** The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the URI directly. See the URI bursar/financial aid page for more information.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at URI. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour is $552 for Rhode Island residents and $1,303 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour is $803 for Rhode Island residents and $1,550 for out-of-state students.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2021-2022)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2020-2021$538$1,271
2021-2022$552$1,303
2022-2023$566$1,336
Graduate2020-2021$783$1,512
2021-2022$803$1,550
2022-2023$824$1,589
The 2022 costs per credit hour has been officially published by IPEDS and 2023 costs is estimated based on the change rate of last two years.
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $42,500 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $58,400 for University of Rhode Island graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$42,500$44,600$40,900
7 Years After Graduation$46,100--
8 Years After Graduation$50,700--
9 Years After Graduation$51,200--
10 Years After Graduation$58,400$65,100$53,300
The next table compares the tuition & fees between University of Rhode Island and its similar schools. The similar schools are based on factors such as school type, level, and rivalry schools.
Tuition Comparison between University of Rhode Island and Similar Schools
In-StateOut-of-State
University of Rhode Island$15,332$33,354
Virginia Commonwealth University$15,319$36,657
Duquesne University$43,526
University of Dayton$44,890
George Washington University$59,870
Saint Louis University$48,824

Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees and Costs of Attendance

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How Much is the tuition for 4 years at URI?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated tuition for 4 years at URI is $64,372 for Rhode Island residents and $139,763 for out-of-state students.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
Projected Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$15,631$15,935$16,245$16,561$64,372
Out-of-State$33,977$34,612$35,258$35,917$139,763
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$15,935$16,245$16,561$16,884$65,625
Out-of-State$34,612$35,258$35,917$36,588$142,374
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$16,245$16,561$16,884$17,212$66,903
Out-of-State$35,258$35,917$36,588$37,271$145,033
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$16,561$16,884$17,212$17,548$68,205
Out-of-State$35,917$36,588$37,271$37,967$147,742
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$16,884$17,212$17,548$17,889$69,533
Out-of-State$36,588$37,271$37,967$38,676$150,502
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated 4-years COA is $136,757 for Rhode Island residents and $212,149 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at University of Rhode Island.
Four(4) Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$33,282$33,879$34,488$35,108$136,757
Out-of-State$51,629$52,556$53,501$54,463$212,149
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$33,879$34,488$35,108$35,739$139,214
Out-of-State$52,556$53,501$54,463$55,443$215,963
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$34,488$35,108$35,739$36,382$141,716
Out-of-State$53,501$54,463$55,443$56,440$219,847
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$35,108$35,739$36,382$37,037$144,265
Out-of-State$54,463$55,443$56,440$57,457$223,802
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$35,739$36,382$37,037$37,704$146,862
Out-of-State$55,443$56,440$57,457$58,491$227,831
Last year, 69% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $89,417 for Rhode Island residents and $164,809 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at University of Rhode Island.
Four(4) Years Costs of Attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$21,447$22,044$22,653$23,273$89,417
Out-of-State$39,794$40,721$41,666$42,628$164,809
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$22,044$22,653$23,273$23,904$91,874
Out-of-State$40,721$41,666$42,628$43,608$168,623
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$22,653$23,273$23,904$24,547$94,376
Out-of-State$41,666$42,628$43,608$44,605$172,507
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$23,273$23,904$24,547$25,202$96,925
Out-of-State$42,628$43,608$44,605$45,622$176,462
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$23,904$24,547$25,202$25,869$99,522
Out-of-State$43,608$44,605$45,622$46,656$180,491

Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2022 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at University of Rhode Island.
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University of Rhode Island 2022 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$15,332$1,250$16,114$33,354$1,250 $16,114
Graduate$16,322 $1,250$16,114$29,774 $1,250$16,114


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